Before entering information into your account, watch this 12-minute video by Steve Dotto. Steve is well-known for his instructional videos where he explains relevant technology simply.
Now that you have watched the video, you may want to try your hand at creating a note. Below is a second video by Steve Dotto which goes into a little more depth.
Next week, in both the newspaper column and on this blog, I will give suggestions for the notebooks you need.